Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection

 

 

Distance Learning Programme

The Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection (“PC.dp”), the world's leading practical qualification on the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is now available on a Distance Learning basis.

 

Study the qualification in your own time, at home or in the officeThe Programme

The Distance Learning Programme provides candidates with the opportunity to study the material in their own time and at their own pace, either at home or in the office. The comprehensive materials consist of 14 learning modules. Each module contains self-assessment questions (with answers) to allow candidates to test their knowledge and to prepare for the online examination.

 

The Exam

When candidates are ready, they can proceed to take the online examination. The examination is ‘open book’, meaning that candidates can refer to their materials, books and notes during the examination.

 

The Fee

The fee for the Distance Learning Programme is £2,295 plus VAT / €2,595 / US$2,995 . A discount of 10% is available for each additional candidate from your organisation enrolling at the same time.

 

PC.dp GDPR Conversion online exam

Self-study Programme enables you to learn at your own pace

Syllabus and Examination Board

The Syllabus for the Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection Programme is available for download here. Information on the Members of the Examination Board is available here

 

Register of Qualified Data Protection Practitioners

The online register of those who have gained the Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection can viewed here
 

Further Information

If you have a query about the Programme, please:

  • visit the online FAQs
  • telephone PDP on +44 (0)207 014 3399
  • contact us by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Application

Three easy ways to enrol onto the Programme:

  • apply online
  • telephone PDP on +44 (0)207 014 3399
  • contact us by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Continuing Professional Development

The GDPR requires data protection professionals to maintain their knowledge on an ongoing basis. Therefore, the Examination Board has stipulated that candidates are required to complete one designated training course per year after the first anniversary of successfully completing their qualification. Designated training courses are listed in the online FAQs. Distance Learning candidates will be able to complete the designated courses on a distance learning basis.

 

Accreditation

The Practitioner Certificate in Data Protection is accredited by the United Kingdom Law Society and the Bar Council with 25 hours CPD, as well as by the Institute of Banking, the LIA and the Insurance Institute of Ireland.